Obama Blames Both Sides for Stalled Mideast Peace Talks

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Israel suspended Middle East peace talks yesterday in response to the unity agreement reached between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement and Hamas. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned Palestinians for allying with Hamas. Today President Obama called out both Israel and Palestinians for the breakdown in these latest US brokered talks. Ron Kampeas is Washington Bureau Chief for JTA, an international wire service covering issues of relevance to the Jewish community.